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Scott Horsley 2010
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Scott Horsley

White House Correspondent

Scott Horsley is a White House correspondent for NPR News. He reports on the policy and politics of the Obama Administration, with a special emphasis on economic issues.

The 2012 campaign is the third presidential contest Horsley has covered for NPR. He previously reported on Senator John McCain's White House bid in 2008 and Senator John Kerry's campaign in 2004. Thanks to this experience, Horsley has become an expert in the motel shampoo offerings of various battleground states.

Horsley took up the White House beat after serving as a San Diego-based business correspondent for NPR where he covered fast food, gasoline prices, and the California electricity crunch of 2000. He reported from the Pentagon during the early phases of the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan.

Before joining NPR in 2001, Horsley was a reporter for member station KPBS-FM, where he received numerous honors, including a Public Radio News Directors' award for coverage of the California energy crisis.

Earlier in his career, Horsley worked as a reporter for WUSF-FM in Tampa, Florida, and as a news writer and reporter for commercial radio stations in Boston and Concord, New Hampshire. Horsley began his professional career as a production assistant for NPR's Morning Edition.

Horsley earned a bachelor's degree from Harvard University and an MBA from San Diego State University.

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With All Eyes On Her, Hillary Clinton Steps Up To The Mound To Make Her Pitch

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On A Night Capped By Obama, Democrats Aim To Stress National Security

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Hillary Clinton Makes History As She Secures Presidential Nomination

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Hillary Clinton Set To Become Formal Democratic Nominee For President

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Democratic Convention Opens Amid Party Turmoil

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Donald Trump Praises GOP Convention As 'Peaceful,' 'Love-Filled'

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Donald Trump To Accept Republican Nomination At Convention

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GOP Delegates Begin Roll Call Vote To Officially Nominate Donald Trump

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GOP Delegates Prepare To Seal The Deal For Donald Trump

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Anti-Trump Movement Fails To Force Roll Call Vote On GOP Convention Rules

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'Make America Safe Again': GOP Convention Opens With Focus On Law And Order

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